Lesson Plan Wednesdays: Mr. Senecio

This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Mr. Senecio. Who doesn't love a great project about Paul Klee?!. I would suggest this project for Kindergartne/1st grade students (I prefer Kindergarten). This is a great way to review shape recognition AND to allow student an opportunity to play and discover color with paint. My Kinders really enjoyed… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesdays: Mr. Senecio

Lesson Plan Wednesday: Patterned Crazy Quilts

This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Patterned Crazy Quilts. A good friend of mine (who is an awesomely talented artist and super-duper art teacher) from my graduate school cohort, The Art Ninja, designed this lesson plan and I put it into my usual format. And, he very generously gave me permission to share it with… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Patterned Crazy Quilts

Lesson Plan Wednesday: Origami Village Dioramas

This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Origami Village Dioramas. I would suggest this project for 5th grade or older (my 5th graders do this). This is a lesson I modified from Blick Art Materials based on the supplies I have available in my classroom. I like this project a lot because it incorporates origami, sculpture,… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Origami Village Dioramas

Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Hot Air Balloons

This week's Lesson Plan Wednesday is Color Theory Hot Air Balloons. I would suggest this project for Kindergarten/1st graders (I prefer 1st). I've been doing this lesson for awhile (I **think** I saw something similar on artsonia years ago and was inspired for this lesson from it) and it is always positive. In my experience,… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Hot Air Balloons

Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Op-Art Hands

I have SO enjoyed the give and take of sharing lessons back and forth with all of you. I've continued to write out all of my lesson plans (I've gotten down to a science, y'all!). And man, no my LP library is big. I can't believe how many lessons (that are my own) that I… Continue reading Lesson Plan Wednesday: Color Theory, Op-Art Hands